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Making neckties in the kitchen. The 11 year old girl and 13 year old boy work on the ties every day after school. The mother on right works steadily. Two neighbors help with the work. New York City., 2/23/1912

Series: National Child Labor Committee Photographs taken by Lewis Hine, ca. 1912 – ca. 1912. Record Group 102: Records of the Children’s Bureau, 1908 – 2003

Taken by investigative photographer Lewis Hine 105 years ago, this photograph is from a series of black-and-white prints given to the Children’s Bureau by the National Child Labor Committee.